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Dean Obeidallah's libel lawsuit involves phony claims of terrorism published on the Daily Stormer.
Yes, America was the target of the terrorists on 9/11, but the victims of that tragedy go far beyond our soil.
ISIS is neither about the tenets of Islam nor helping Muslims. It's about power: militants will slaughter as many people as possible -- especially Muslims -- to achieve that which they so desperately crave. So let's be clear about one thing: No one wants to see ISIS defeated more than the Muslims who bury loved ones daily because of the horror ISIS is waging upon them.
The message sent by the American media, intentionally or not, is that when there's an attack on a nation like Turkey that is 99 percent Muslim and the victims are primarily Muslim, it simply isn't that important. But it should be.
“With comedy, you can reach people who will never go to a lecture on Muslims."
What do Muslims in America have to laugh about? Quite a lot, say the organizers of New York City’s -- and possibly America’s
The Iron Man scenario is one Tahir encounters often. Whenever he reads a script or considers a new role, he takes into account
We don't know what the coming days will bring, but it feels like there will be many problems because of ignorance and lack of dialogue. The mission of a politician is to embrace everybody in society, not leaving anybody out.
If a simple message of tolerance, understanding and peace is deemed too controversial by many universities in this country, what message does that send to students? Colleges used to be the place where trailblazing comedians like George Carlin and Mort Sahl found receptive audiences for their biting and bold comedy.
Speak up. Say something. Tell a friend his sexist joke is actually kind of lame. Be that guy. Change the norm.
The heart of the film, and there is lot of heart here, is watching this band of edgy, self-aware, second-generation NY wiseass Muslim comics extend themselves to people in small town America who sometimes have no idea what to do with them.
White parents that espouse "love is enough" are, in fact, doing Black adoptees a huge disservice, potentially exposing their children to a high degree of racial identity confusion and a poor ability to effectively cope with race-based mistreatment.
Comedians Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah travel to the Deep South on a comedy tour to combat Islamophobia in their new documentary, "The Muslims Are Coming!" The filmmakers stop by HuffPost Live to discuss their journey and their new film.
The documentary by Negin Farsad, an Iranian-American, and Dean Obeidallah, of Palestinian-Italian roots, opens in Chicago
The time is long gone when America could ignore its Muslim population and comedian Dean Obeidallah is proud to have something to do with that. He's been making fun of haters for years, using humor to connect people.
As someone who uses comedy to build bridges between people of all backgrounds, I was particularly impressed with President Obama's speech to the United Nations.
A group of Muslim-American standup comedians go on the road counter Islamophobia using the only weapon they have: jokes. The
A conference organized by the Library of Alexandria commemorating the one year anniversary of Obama's Cairo speech aimed to focus on concrete projects and not on divisive political issues.